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The Facts of Life by Graham Joyce
  

The Facts of Life

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The story, with magical elements, of seven sisters living in Coventry during the Second World War, when the son of one is passed among them.

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Synopsis

The Facts of Life by Graham Joyce

An extraordinary evocation of an extraordinary family in WWII England by an award-winning author.

THE FACTS OF LIFE tells the story of an extraordinary family of seven sisters living in Coventry during the Second World War.

Presided over by an indomitable matriach, the sisters live out a tangled and fraught life that takes them through the Blitz, war work and on into the hopeful postwar years, and a bizarre interlude for one of them in a commune.

And through it all wanders the young son of one of the sisters, passed from sister to sister, the innocent witness to a life that edges over into the magical

About the Author

Graham Joyce
Graham Joyce is the author of 16 novels and a collection of short stories, most recently
The Limits of Enchantment. He was presented with the World Fantasy Award for his novel
The Facts Of Life, and he has won the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel an
unprecedented four times. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages and
has earned him several international awards.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th November 2004

Author

Graham Joyce

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www.grahamjoyce.net/

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Publisher

Pheonix

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9780753818428

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